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Fountain Inn City Council Notes: $5M Public Works and Natural Gas facility plans

Fountain Inn City Council on Feb. 10 approved plans to move forward with a $5 million Public Works and Natural Gas facility at 437 Boyd Street.

According to initial plans presented by construction company Reeves and Young, the property will include:

  • 23,000 square feet with flexibility for future expansion
  • A paved road  into the property
  • A gravel overflow employee parking area
  • A service bay area with covered storage at the rear of the building

The facility is expected to break ground in June with construction completing in March 2023.

Approved:

The establishment of a Main Street Improvement Grant program, a reimbursement-based program and $100,000 in funding for three separate grants, such as:

  • Outdoor Expansion and Beautification Grant – will provide up to 50% of project costs up to $20,000
  • Facade Improvement Grant – will provide up to 50% of project costs up to $10,000
  • Outdoor Seating and Accessories for Tourism & Hospitality Businesses Grant – provides up to 75% of project costs up to $4,000

All grant applicants must hire contractors, complete and pay for all project improvements. Following proof of project completion and payment, the applicant will be reimbursed.

Approved on final reading:

A request to annex and rezone 93 acres at 110 Lafayette Ave.

The applicants, DJ Acquisitions LLC and Doran Companies, plan to use 60 of those 93 acres to develop a low- to medium-density subdivision, said city administrator Shawn Bell.

Approved on final reading:

An ordinance to prohibit trucks with over six wheels on Gulliver Street between South Weston and Gulliver streets and on Cannon Avenue between South Weston and Gulliver streets.

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2022-02-11 16:42:37

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